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Michael Barr speaks at the Aspen Institute on America’s Economy: From Crisis to Reform to Recovery

March 3, 2011  • Institute Contributor

On March 3, 2011, the Aspen Institute held a fireside chat at its Aspen, CO headquarters featuring Michal Barr, United States Treasury Department and Former Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions.  As Assistant Secretary, Barr was a chief architect in the reform of our nation’s financial system, a trusted counsel on numerous issues to Secretary Geithner, and a driving force behind the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Now as an alumni of the Obama Administration, Barr sat down with Ken Adelman to offer his insights on the tumultuous economic events of the past three years, his role in the reform our Nation’s financial sector, and his expert opinion on the future of financial markets and the broader US economy.

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